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Insider's guide to securely sharing whistleblower information about corporations, governments, and other powerful institutions

Frances Haugen, a Facebook whistleblower, testifying to a Senate committee. Matt McClain-Pool/Getty Images As an independent news organization, Insider relies on sources to investigate powerful institutions. A source may depend on us to protect their identity and may be concerned with sending tips securely. We interviewed some of our top journalists to compile a list of options to share evidence securely. Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, threatened employees with firing if they share information...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Government, Senate, Trends, Accountability, Tech, Journalism, Encryption, Usps, Whistleblowers, Signal, Secure Messaging, Freedom Of The Press Foundation, Don

Roku Remains at Odds With Google Over YouTube Distribution Terms, Which It Alleges Are Unfair

Roku wants its customers to know: The streaming platform company is still battling Google over what it alleges are the internet giant’s anticompetitive demands for carrying YouTube. Back in April, Roku’s deal to distribute YouTube TV expired and Roku removed the app from its channel store. That came after the two sides failed to reach a renewal, […]
Tags: Google, News, Youtube, Roku, YouTube TV

Where is Google’s foldable phone? Everything we know so far

During the “Pixel Fall Launch” event, Google formally launched the new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro as well as its Pixel Pass. Beyond that,...
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3 bonding exercises to help strengthen your team dynamics amid the Great Resignation

Scheduling game nights is one way to improve team bonds at work. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images At a time when workers are quitting in record numbers, bonding activities are important to strengthen company culture. Some companies schedule regular 'anything but work' check-ins to connect on a more personal level. Game nights, trivia contests, and welcome lunches can also help improve team dynamics. It's cheesy, but it works. So says Frank B. Mengert, founder and CEO of ebm, a North ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Business, London, Boston, Trends, Strategy, Chicago, Team, Coworkers, Nordic, Carpenter, Caldwell, Winthrop, Aon, IDG

#SaudiArabia Keen to Turn Smaller Bourse Into Tech IPO Hub - Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia Keen to Turn Smaller Bourse Into Tech IPO Hub - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange is in talks with venture capital investors and technology firms in order to recast its small-cap market as a hub for the Middle East’s burgeoning startup industry, according to people familiar with the matter.The kingdom seeks to encourage tech companies to raise money on the exchange’s smaller Nomu market instead of doing private funding rounds, the people said asking not to be identified as t...
Tags: Travel, Google, Middle East, Apple Inc, Riyadh, Tadawul, SoftBank Group Corp, Alphabet Inc, HSBC Holdings Plc, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Nomu, May Saudi Arabia, IPO Hub Bloomberg, Saudi Arabia Keen, Hub Bloomberg Saudi Arabia, Nomu Tadawul

Social media users pass the 4.5 billion mark

Social media users pass the 4.5 billion mark 21 Oct 2021 Active users have increased by more than 400 million over the past year. Our new Digital 2021 October Global Statshot Report – published in partnership with We Are Social and Hootsuite – is pac...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Asia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, China, Southeast Asia, India, US, America, Seo, Eu, Snapchat, Netflix

Here’s Why AdWords Management Services Can Help Grow Your Business

Leveraging Google AdWords can definitely improve your online visibility. Get a Google AdWords consultation to boost your online marketing efforts. The post Here’s Why AdWords Management Services Can Help Grow Your Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Google, Startups, Online Marketing, Others, Digital Marketing, Google Adwords, Google Ads

How to clear the cache on your Google Chrome desktop browser or mobile app

It's important to periodically clear your Chrome cache on desktop and mobile. Tirachard/Getty Images You can clear the cache on your Google Chrome desktop browser or mobile app via the "More" icon. When clearing cache and cookies, you can choose a time range as short as an hour or clear everything entirely. Clearing the cache on Google Chrome can help fix loading or formatting issues on websites. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. As you browse on the web, cac...
Tags: Apple, Chrome, Google Chrome, Google, Trends, Web Browsers, Cache, Google Voice Google, Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Clear Cache

Azerion’s Inskin Media and PubGalaxy Acquisitions Extend Its European Presence

As it aims to build an advertising alternative to Google and Facebook, digital entertainment and media platform Azerion has announced the acquisition of digital advertising company Inskin Media and PubGalaxy as it expands its European growth aspirations. The deals are the latest acquisitions to follow the company raising $242 million (200 million Euros) through a...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Advertising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Ad Tech, Inskin Media, Azerion

Elon Musk's SpaceX is stirring up trillion-dollar hype. Here's what Morgan Stanley says clients are talking about.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with Crew Dragon capsule lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on September 15, 2021. Joe Raedle/Getty Images SpaceX has been stirring up trillion-dollar hype among Morgan Stanley's clients. Morgan Stanley analysts have a $200 billion bull-case valuation for the firm - double what it is today. But they acknowledge SpaceX continues to challenge "any preconceived notion of what was possible and the time frame possible..." Sign up here for our daily ne...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, Jeff Bezos, Morgan Stanley, Musk, Saudi Aramco, Adam Jones, SpaceX Falcon, Kennedy Space Center, Starship

Google Removes Support for FTP and Old-gen U2F Security Keys in Chrome 95

Google today released Chrome v95, the latest version of its popular web browser and a version that contains several changes that will likely cause problems for a considerable part of its users. The problematic changes include: removing support for File Transfer Protocol (FTP) URLs -- ftp:// removing support for the Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) standard, used in old-generation security keys (Chrome will only support FIDO2/WebAuth security keys going forward) adding file size limits for browser cook...
Tags: Google, Tech

Google’s 3-year update promise for the Pixel 6 is disappointing but predictable

The Pixel 6 might be coming with a new Tensor chip, but Google isn't extending the software upgrade timeline past the current three-year mark.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, News, Trends, Google Pixel 6, Google Pixel 6 Pro

We support comprehensive climate and clean energy policy

Last year we announced Google’s third decade of climate action and set an ambitious moonshot goal to operate on 24/7 carbon-free energy by 2030. This means that every hour of every day, our data centers and campuses will use clean energy that doesn’t emit any carbon.We’re already hard at work and as of 2020 we are operating at over 67% carbon-free energy across our data centers, up from 61% in 2019. We’re investing in new technologies like advanced geothermal and dragonscale solar to reduce emis...
Tags: Google, America, Sustainability, Public Policy, Kate Brandt, Carbon free Energy Compact, UN Energy

This $15 controller clip turns my smartphone and Xbox gamepad into a full-fledged portable gaming system

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. My controller clip makes it easy to post up on the porch and play. Kevin Webb / Insider If you like gaming on the go, a controller clip is a must-have accessory for your phone. A simple $15 clip lets you attach your phone to a separate gamepad, creating a complete handheld system. Android and iOS both fully support Xbox and PlayStation controllers, bypassing touch controls. MOGA Mobile Gaming Clip (sma...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Mobile, Gaming, Video Games, Trends, Tech, Smartphones, Xbox, Nintendo, Pixel, Moga, Tech Insider, Kevin Webb, Insider Picks

18 Best Book Apps for Reading on the Go

With advances in mobile technology, we now have a powerful tech in the palm of our hands. With it, we can browse through social media, take photos, listen to music, shop, check the news or weather, and even access some productivity tools. Among these is the ability to read electronic books commonly known as eBooks on the go whether you are on the subway, plane, or anywhere else. With eBooks, you have the advantage to access several books on your smartphone to sharpen your skills and learn more ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Google Play, Google Drive, Sales, Amazon Kindle, Google Play Books, Mobi, PSD, PRC, Libby, CBR, Barnes Noble, DOCX, Kindle Store

Google for Creators: Helping creators learn and grow

Whether you’re a fashion influencer, aspiring photographer or travel blogger, Google is committed to helping all content creators connect with their audiences. We believe that getting discovered on Google and having a presence on the open web is an important part of a creator’s success. So today, we’re introducing Google for Creators, a new home base for creators to learn, grow and get inspired. Discover expert tips to grow and succeed Google for Creators shows how the web can become part of you...
Tags: Google, FLYTE, Matt Kepnes, Julia Lee, Nomadic Matt, Marie Denee, Nakisha Wynn, Google for Creators

How user research helped create unemployment assistance tools

In 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, people across the United States were losing their jobs or experiencing job insecurity. Over the course of the year, one in four people in the U.S. would apply for unemployment. People were looking for information on government assistance — in fact, searches for “unemployment benefits” increased by more than 5,000% in 2020.While the pandemic caused a spike, people have long been searching for this kind of information. Back in 2019, a team at Google w...
Tags: Google, Molly, Research, Search, United States, Sydney, John, Google Research, JOHN WEBB, Google Meet, Sydney Hessel, Google Experience Research Program

Simple device management with Android Enterprise Essentials

Editor’s note: Today’s guest post is from William Vincent, Financial Controller, S. Morris Ltd.S. Morris Ltd. is a family-owned business that creates and delivers high-quality construction materials to customers throughout southwest England. With products like concrete blocks and bricks, ready-mix concrete and flooring materials, we provide our customers with many of their building project essentials.Strong customer service and timely delivery are key to our success, and we’re always looking to ...
Tags: Google, England, Samsung Galaxy, Android enterprise, William Vincent

Inspiring 1.4 million students to learn computer science

For many of the challenges our world faces — like access to healthcare and climate change — technology will be part of the solution. For those solutions to affect change, the technologists behind them should be reflective of everyone. However, in the U.S. today 26% of computing professionals are women, 8% are Hispanic and 9% are Black.Access to education is at the root of this inequity. Girls, historically underrepresented groups and students from small and rural towns are less likely to have th...
Tags: Google, Utah, Education, Illinois, South Carolina,, Jeffery, Aja, Maggie Johnson, Aubree, H Council, Code with Google, Computer Science Pathway

Google Pixel 6 first look: Tensor chip, new cameras and more for a $599 starting price

The Pixel 6 and 6 Pro mark a significant step for Google toward competing with premium phones from Apple, Samsung and Huawei.
Tags: Google, Apple Samsung, Google Pixel, Tensor

Google’s Pixel 6 deserves a Pixel Watch to go with it

Google’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are the company’s most interesting devices in years. They might actually succeed at the Pixel’s...
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Google's drone delivery company is partnering with Walgreens to deliver meds, food, and household items to customers in Dallas

Wing and Walgreens partner for drone deliveries Wing Drone delivery company Wing is bringing air delivery service to the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Wing is partnering with Walgreens to deliver over-the-counter medications, food, and household items to residents. The Dallas operation will be the first major US metro with drone delivery service and the largest in the world. Google-owned drone delivery company Wing is bringing air delivery to the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan a...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Technology, News, Australia, Israel, US, Trends, Walmart, Features, Walgreens, Drones, Finland, Dallas, Aviation, Starbucks

Phishing campaign targets YouTube creators with cookie theft malware

Google’s Threat Analysis Group tracks actors involved in disinformation campaigns, government backed hacking, and financially motivated abuse. Since late 2019, our team has disrupted financially motivated phishing campaigns targeting YouTubers with Cookie Theft malware.The actors behind this campaign, which we attribute to a group of hackers recruited in a Russian-speaking forum, lure their target with fake collaboration opportunities (typically a demo for anti-virus software, VPN, music players...
Tags: Google, Fbi, MFA, Sorano, Vidar, Threat Analysis Group, Ashley Shen, Luminar Cisco VPN, Kantal Google

Google Pixel 6 Smartphone Sports Quick Tap to Snap Feature

Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel unveiled the new Quick Tap to Snap feature for Google's Pixel 6 smartphone at the tech giant's Pixel Fall Launch event Tuesday. The partnership marks the first time Snap has created a camera mode version of Snapchat that is accessible directly from the lock screen of a smartphone, and it...
Tags: Google, Advertising, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, Pixel, Platforms, Google Pixel, Snap Inc, Social Pro Daily

Walgreens Begins Testing Drone Delivery in Texas

Walgreens will begin flying packages by drone to residents in a pair of Texas cities in partnership with Google’s drone-making affiliate, Wing.
Tags: Google, Texas, Walgreens

Check out 9 pitch decks that legal-tech startups used to raise millions

The legal-tech space has raised more than $1 billion in funding so far this year. Samantha Lee/Insider Funding for legal-tech has surprassed $1 billion for 2021 so far. VC firms, private equity, and even traditional law players are pouring money in. Check out these 9 pitch decks for examples of how legal-tech startup founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. As law firms and their clients seek to digitize and streamline work, VCs have been opening thei...
Tags: Google, Australia, Softbank, Trends, Atlanta, Paris, New Zealand, International court of justice, Denmark, Houston, Copenhagen, General Atlantic, Clio, Bessemer Venture Partners, Harvard Law School, Broderick

25% Of Fans Are Most Excited To See The Sequel To This Netflix Original Movie

(Welcome to Survey Says, a feature where we conduct a movie-related survey for a random group of people and explain why they're completely right, completely wrong, or somewhere in between.)Netflix has been absolutely crushing it in the game of original films, with some like "To All The Boys I've Loved Before," "The Kissing Booth," "The Babysitter," and "The Christmas Chronicles" spawning sequels. Not every film is guaranteed a sequel, but the success of the original has a direct correlation to w...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Movies, News, Netflix, Mark Wahlberg, Army, Chris Hemsworth, Snyder, Charlize Theron, Zack Snyder, Winston Duke, Army of the Dead, Sam Hargrave, Enola Holmes, Spenser Confidential

Facebook’s reportedly changing its name — and we have some suggestions

Word on the grapevine is that social media nightmare platform Facebook is planning on changing its name. This mighty rebrand, according to The Verge, is happening for one reason: the metaverse. In more real terms, the Zuck wants to position Facebook as more than a social media company. On the information we have, it seems this move is like Google reorganizing under the Alphabet name. That means it’s unlikely the Facebook app itself will receive a name change, instead there’ll be an umbrella busi...
Tags: Google, Startups, Facebook, Zuck, Plugged

Not just deprecated, but deleted: Google finally strips File Transfer Protocol code from Chrome browser

A death by a thousand cuts The Chromium team has finally done it – File Transfer Protocol (FTP) support is not just deprecated, but stripped from the codebase in the latest stable build of the Chrome browser, version 95.…
Tags: Google, Software